MAGONE LAKE

Type: Camping – PRAIRIE CITY OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Magone Lake Campground is situated along its namesake lake in the northern reaches of Malheur National Forest in the Blue Mountains of eastern Oregon. Visitors enjoy fishing, canoeing, swimming and hiking. Natural Features: The campground is set in a forest of Engelmann spruce and ponderosa pine. Magone Lake covers about 50 […]

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DEER CREEK GUARD STATION CABIN

Type: Camping – Prairie City OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Deer Creek Guard Station is located approximately 31 miles from the town of John Day, in central Oregon. It is in a beautiful, quiet location, off the beaten path. From sunup to sundown, the cabin affords opportunities for adventure in exploring, viewing wildlife, or just relaxing and enjoying the wonders of […]

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Murderers Creek Guard Station

Type: Camping – Prairie City OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Murderers Creek Guard Station is in the heart of the Malheur National Forest, in central Oregon. It makes an excellent base camp for back country recreating, and is a cozy retreat for a couple and a fun opportunity to imagine the life of the early day forest rangers. The historic guard […]

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FALL MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT CABIN

Type: Camping – Prairie City OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Fall Mountain Lookout Tower is situated about 20 miles from John Day, in central Oregon. It provides 360-degree views of the surrounding Strawberry Mountain Wildness, as well as the towns of Seneca and Mt. Vernon. The lookout offers access to a variety of recreational activities. In addition to sightseeing, visitors to […]

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SHORT CREEK GUARD STATION

Type: Camping – Prairie City OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Short Creek Guard Station is a great place to stay to enjoy the nearby Monument Rock and Strawberry Mountain wilderness areas, as well as the North Fork of the Malheur Scenic River. The cabin offers access to a variety of recreational activities, including hiking, hunting, fishing and viewing wildlife. The cabin […]

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SUNSHINE GUARD STATION

Type: Camping – Prairie City OR Phone: 541-820-3800 Email (If available):  Description:  Overview Sunshine Guard Station is situated along John Day River in the Malheur National Forest at an elevation of 3,700 feet, about 43 miles northeast of John Day, Oregon. The former guard station was built in 1936 and until the 1990s was used alternatively as a bunkhouse or a work station for […]

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